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Missing Danvers Teen Found Safely

Police say missing 14-year-old Philip Chism was found safely.

Philip Chism. Credit: Courtesy Danvers Police Department
Philip Chism. Credit: Courtesy Danvers Police Department
Danvers police released a brief notice around 7:30 a.m. saying the missing teenager, 14-year-old Philip Chism, was found safely.

No further details were given at that time. He was first reported missing around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Contrary to some early news reports and online chatter Wednesday morning, both the missing teen and a homicide investigation at Danvers High are connected, according to District Attorney's office spokesperson Carrie Kimball-Monahan.

A spokesperson for the Danvers police said she couldn't confirm or deny those early reports and that the DA would address those questions at a press conference Wednesday morning at the high school.

That press conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. Kimball-Monahan said there is no threat to public safety at this time. The Danvers Public Schools remain closed.

Danvers Patch will have more details as they become available.
Chris Bleicher October 23, 2013 at 08:45 AM
This is nuts, rumor mill is saying this kid killed a teacher at the high school....
Craig Currie October 23, 2013 at 10:02 AM
Yes, the district attorney is as well.
Acajudi October 23, 2013 at 10:10 AM
We have to remove mentally ill students to a boot camp! They kill so easily today. Cowards!
Ali Rung October 23, 2013 at 10:33 AM
Mentally ill to a boot camp?!?! Are you ill yourself?

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